Messi has a new nickname

The team-mate on the national team came up with a new nickname that suits the current Messi’s style of play.


Lionel Messi is often associated with the nickname “El Pulga – the flea” or “The GOAT – The greatest player in history”. However, after the friendly match with Honduras, the teammates revealed the new nickname of the superstar born in 1987.


“Messi is like a weasel, a crazy weasel,” Papu Gomez shared on his personal page.


The midfielder wearing the Sevilla shirt compares Messi to a small weasel, the size of which is only 15-35 cm but has a fast speed and is very intelligent.


In the match against Honduras, Messi shined with 2 goals, thereby helping the Copa America champion win 3-0.


The superstar on the PSG staff has contributed to 10 goals in just the last 5 matches for Argentina (8 goals, 2 assists), and at the same time increased the scoring record at the national level to 88. Since July 2019. So far, Argentina have played 34 matches but have not lost a single time.


“Last year, as I said, I had a bad time. I couldn’t find myself,” Messi admitted to the media on September 24. “This time is different. I start the new season with a different mindset, more adapted to the club, to the dressing room, to the game and to my teammates. The truth is that I feel very good and like it. Glad to be back”.


Coach Lionel Scaloni’s army will have another friendly match against Jamaica on September 28. This is also the last match before Argentina enters the World Cup campaign.